Young boy left traumatised after being approached by man in van

Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was approached in Blackwall on the Central Coast yesterday.

About 5.45pm (Tuesday 25 August 2015), a 10-year-old boy was riding his bicycle on Memorial Drive, when a new white van, with no side windows and silver/gold wheels, stopped near him.

The driver, a man, spoke to the boy who became afraid and rode to a nearby service station.


The attendant called the boy’s father. He attended and contacted police.

Officers from Brisbane Water Local Area Command commenced an investigation.

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has information that may assist to contact Crime Stoppers.

The man was described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his mid 30s and of slim build. He was wearing a green t-shirt and a red baseball cap with a skull emblem on the side.